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  • Obama's remarks at the National Counterterrorism Center [complete text]

     
    President Obama noted recent arrests in Illinois, Texas and Colorado when praising the efforts of counterterrorism experts....
  • CIA: Obama intel advisor withdraws name

     
    John Brennan, a former top aide to CIA director George Tenet and an intelligence advisor to Obama, has withdrawn from consideration for CIA director or another top intel post because of criticism of his positions on coercive interrogation and......
  • Obama's top CIA pick demurs

     
    by Frank James John Brennan, the long-time intelligence official who advised President-elect Barack Obama during the presidential campaign has asked that his name not be considered for the job as Central Intelligence Agency director. Evidently, liberal...
  • Obama's intel team: Blair and Panetta

     
    by Greg Miller President-elect Barack Obama formally introduced his choices to lead the U.S. intelligence community on Friday, nominating retired U.S. Navy Admiral Dennis C. Blair to serve as director of national intelligence, and former California...
  • Obama: Blair and Panetta

     
    Obama, at a news conference, nominates Leon Panetta for CIA director and Admiral Dennis Blair as Director of National Intelligence, and weighs in on the unemployment numbers to restate his case for quick action on the stimulus package. Remarks are......
  • Obama officials in disaster prep

     
    by Frank James There was a so-called table-top exercise today at the White House in which senior officials of the incoming Obama Administration rehearsed their roles in the event of a national emergency. Details of the scenario weren't released by......
  • Obama completes nation security team

    Promising to protect the United States while adhering to its core human values, President-elect Barack Obama formally unveiled his intelligence team Friday, praising their integrity, management skills and willingness to tell him the truth. "We must...
  • Letters to the editor

    A good story well told Re "The old men and the sea," Column One, Jan. 1 Christopher Goffard's article was an especially fine piece of writing. It was well-structured and lucid, with many beautiful turns of phrase. He captured his subject, of course,...
  • President Obama Praises NYPD for Foiling Possible Terror Plot

    President Obama Praises NYPD for Foiling Possible Terror Plot
    NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama praised the police department on Saturday for its work in disrupting a possible terrorist bombing plot aimed at commuter trains. Obama dialed in to a counterterrorism briefing the New York Police Department was giving...
  • Developer to Maitland: Don't worry about foreclosure suit

    Developer Bob Reese on Thursday tried to reassure Maitland officials that a $7.5 million foreclosure action would not jeopardize his partnership with the city. Reese is two years into a five-year deal with the city to build a pedestrian-friendly...
  • President Obama In Mexico Discussing Swine Flu

    President Obama In Mexico Discussing Swine Flu
    Swine flu is one of the hot topics for President Obama during his two day visit to Mexico. He's meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Guadalajara. The leaders are trying to find ways to prevent the...
  • U.S. and U.K. Close Yemen Embassies Over al-Qaida Threats

    U.S. and U.K. Close Yemen Embassies Over al-Qaida Threats
    SAN'A, Yemen - Western embassies in Yemen locked up Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot...